American singer and guitarist most famous for being the frontman for the folk-rock band Dawes. In 2011, he recorded an album with Middle Brother, which features members of Deer Tick and Delta Spirit.
He attended Malibu High School in California. He was originally a member of the post-punk band Simon Dawes, who were active in the mid-2000's.
His band Dawes' album All Your Favorite Bands landed at number one on the U.S. Folk charts upon its release in 2015.
His brother Griffin Goldsmith has played drums for Dawes. In 2015, he began dating pop star Mandy Moore. He and Mandy got engaged in September 2017.
He was bandmates with guitarist Blake Mills in Simon Dawes.